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1950 Boston Braves

1950 > Class Major League > 1950 National League
Overall: 83-71
Scored 785 runs, Allowed 736 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-72

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Billy Southworth
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Bob Addis* 24 16 31 28 7 7 1 0 0 2 1 3 5 .250 .323 .286 .608 8 0 0 0
2 Johnny Antonelli* 20 20 16 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 1 0 0
3 Vern Bickford 29 40 128 116 9 16 0 0 0 6 0 3 24 .138 .160 .138 .298 16 0 0 9
4 Paul Burris 26 10 25 23 1 4 1 0 0 3 0 1 2 .174 .208 .217 .426 5 2 0 1
5 Bob Chipman* 31 27 42 39 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 12 .154 .195 .154 .349 6 1 0 1
6 Dave Cole 19 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
7 Del Crandall 20 79 274 255 21 56 11 0 4 37 0 13 24 .220 .257 .310 .567 79 6 0 6
8 Dick Donovan* 22 10 10 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 .167 .500 .167 .667 1 0 0 0
9 Bob Elliott 33 142 602 531 94 162 28 5 24 107 2 68 67 .305 .386 .512 .898 272 18 2 1
10 Sid Gordon 32 134 562 481 78 146 33 4 27 103 2 78 31 .304 .403 .557 .960 268 14 2 1
11 Mickey Haefner* 37 8 8 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 1 0 1
12 Bob Hall 26 21 13 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 0 0
13 Roy Hartsfield 24 107 450 419 62 116 15 2 7 24 7 27 61 .277 .322 .372 .694 156 3 1 3
14 Bobby Hogue 29 36 15 13 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 2 .231 .286 .308 .593 4 0 0 1
15 Tommy Holmes* 33 105 363 322 44 96 20 1 9 51 0 33 8 .298 .370 .450 .821 145 10 4 4
16 Sam Jethroe# 33 141 642 582 100 159 28 8 18 58 35 52 93 .273 .338 .442 .780 257 8 5 3
17 Ernie Johnson 26 16 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
18 Buddy Kerr 27 155 571 507 45 115 24 6 2 46 0 50 50 .227 .296 .310 .606 157 21 0 14
19 Walt Linden 26 3 6 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .500 .600 1.100 3 0 0 0
20 Willard Marshall* 29 105 336 298 38 70 10 2 5 40 1 36 5 .235 .319 .332 .652 99 10 1 1
21 Gene Mauch 24 48 137 121 17 28 5 0 1 15 1 14 9 .231 .316 .298 .614 36 5 1 1
22 Luis Olmo 30 69 173 154 23 35 7 1 5 22 3 18 23 .227 .308 .383 .691 59 7 0 1
23 Pete Reiser* 31 53 98 78 12 16 2 0 1 10 1 18 22 .205 .367 .269 .637 21 1 2 0
24 Normie Roy 21 19 21 18 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .167 .250 .167 .417 3 1 0 1
25 Johnny Sain 32 37 116 102 9 21 2 0 1 15 0 6 3 .206 .257 .255 .512 26 2 1 7
26 Sibby Sisti 29 69 123 105 21 18 3 1 2 11 1 16 19 .171 .287 .276 .563 29 3 1 1
27 Warren Spahn* 29 41 118 106 7 23 0 0 1 13 1 6 33 .217 .265 .245 .511 26 1 1 5
28 Max Surkont 28 9 24 23 4 10 2 0 1 5 0 1 3 .435 .458 .652 1.111 15 0 0 0
29 Earl Torgeson* 26 156 704 576 120 167 30 3 23 87 15 119 69 .290 .412 .472 .885 272 10 1 8
30 Murray Wall 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
31 Bucky Walters 41 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
31 Players 28.8 156 6079 5363 785 1411 246 36 148 726 71 615 616 .263 .342 .405 .747 2173 137 27 74
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Johnny Antonelli* 20 2 3 .400 5.93 20 6 6 2 1 0 57.2 81 46 38 3 22 33 4 1 0 275 1.786 12.6 0.5 3.4 5.2 1.50
2 Vern Bickford 29 19 14 .576 3.47 40 39 1 27 2 0 311.2 293 135 120 25 122 126 6 1 5 1325 1.332 8.5 0.7 3.5 3.6 1.03
3 Bob Chipman* 31 7 7 .500 4.43 27 12 9 4 0 1 124.0 127 75 61 10 37 40 4 3 0 534 1.323 9.2 0.7 2.7 2.9 1.08
4 Dave Cole 19 0 1 .000 1.12 4 0 2 0 0 0 8.0 7 2 1 0 3 8 1 0 0 32 1.250 7.9 0.0 3.4 9.0 2.67
5 Dick Donovan 22 0 2 .000 8.19 10 3 4 0 0 0 29.2 28 28 27 4 34 9 2 1 1 147 2.090 8.5 1.2 10.3 2.7 0.26
6 Mickey Haefner* 37 0 2 .000 5.62 8 2 3 1 0 0 24.0 23 15 15 3 12 10 0 0 0 106 1.458 8.6 1.1 4.5 3.8 0.83
7 Bob Hall 26 0 2 .000 6.97 21 4 5 0 0 0 50.1 58 43 39 8 33 22 2 3 2 237 1.808 10.4 1.4 5.9 3.9 0.67
8 Bobby Hogue 29 3 5 .375 5.03 36 1 20 0 0 7 62.2 69 35 35 8 31 15 4 0 2 284 1.596 9.9 1.1 4.5 2.2 0.48
9 Ernie Johnson 26 2 0 1.000 6.97 16 1 7 0 0 0 20.2 37 21 16 1 13 15 0 0 1 110 2.419 16.1 0.4 5.7 6.5 1.15
10 Dick Manville 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 10 1.500 0.0 0.0 13.5 9.0 0.67
11 Normie Roy 21 4 3 .571 5.13 19 6 4 2 0 1 59.2 72 38 34 6 39 25 2 1 0 279 1.860 10.9 0.9 5.9 3.8 0.64
12 Johnny Sain 32 20 13 .606 3.94 37 37 0 25 3 0 278.1 294 139 122 34 70 96 2 3 5 1178 1.308 9.5 1.1 2.3 3.1 1.37
13 Warren Spahn* 29 21 17 .553 3.16 41 39 2 25 1 1 293.0 248 123 103 22 111 191 1 0 8 1217 1.225 7.6 0.7 3.4 5.9 1.72
14 Max Surkont 28 5 2 .714 3.23 9 6 3 2 0 0 55.2 63 29 20 5 20 21 2 0 0 246 1.491 10.2 0.8 3.2 3.4 1.05
15 Murray Wall 23 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 6 5 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 20 2.000 13.5 0.0 4.5 4.5 1.00
16 Bucky Walters 41 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 19 1.750 11.2 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
16 Players 28.3 83 71 .539 4.14 156 156 68 88 7 10 1385.1 1411 736 637 129 554 615 30 13 26 6019 1.418 9.2 0.8 3.6 4.0 1.11
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Del Crandall 75 311 41 12 7 .967 4.69 3 20 7 26%
Paul Burris 8 39 0 0 0 1.000 4.88 1 4 0 0%
Walt Linden 3 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Torgeson 156 1365 110 21 126 .986 9.46
Del Crandall 1 8 0 0 0 1.000 8.00
Sibby Sisti 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Hartsfield 96 236 247 26 53 .949 5.03
Gene Mauch 28 77 72 5 17 .968 5.32
Sibby Sisti 19 42 41 5 8 .943 4.37

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Elliott 137 141 256 20 26 .952 2.90
Sibby Sisti 13 14 15 2 0 .935 2.23
Sid Gordon 10 5 24 1 0 .967 2.90
Gene Mauch 7 2 5 2 0 .778 1.00
Luis Olmo 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Pete Reiser 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buddy Kerr 155 310 471 28 97 .965 5.04
Sibby Sisti 23 14 13 2 3 .931 1.17
Gene Mauch 5 4 8 0 1 1.000 2.40

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sid Gordon 123 0.00
Luis Olmo 18 0.00
Pete Reiser 16 0.00
Willard Marshall 14 0.00
Bob Addis 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Jethroe 141 0.00
Luis Olmo 11 0.00
Willard Marshall 9 0.00
Pete Reiser 6 0.00
Bob Addis 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Holmes 88 0.00
Willard Marshall 64 0.00
Luis Olmo 24 0.00
Bob Addis 4 0.00
Sibby Sisti 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Jethroe 141 355 17 12 6 .969 2.64
Sid Gordon 123 278 8 3 1 .990 2.33
Tommy Holmes 88 151 6 0 0 1.000 1.78
Willard Marshall 85 150 11 7 2 .958 1.89
Luis Olmo 55 74 1 2 0 .974 1.36
Pete Reiser 24 46 0 1 0 .979 1.92
Bob Addis 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Sibby Sisti 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Warren Spahn 41 9 55 8 3 .889 1.56
Vern Bickford 40 26 45 2 5 .973 1.78
Johnny Sain 37 14 42 4 3 .933 1.51
Bobby Hogue 36 1 14 0 4 1.000 0.42
Bob Chipman 27 5 12 2 0 .895 0.63
Bob Hall 21 4 7 1 0 .917 0.52
Johnny Antonelli 20 2 13 1 0 .938 0.75
Normie Roy 19 3 11 0 1 1.000 0.74
Ernie Johnson 16 1 10 0 0 1.000 0.69
Dick Donovan 10 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.60
Max Surkont 9 1 9 0 0 1.000 1.11
Mickey Haefner 8 0 4 0 1 1.000 0.50
Dave Cole 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Dick Manville 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Murray Wall 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Bucky Walters 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Addis 24 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 6, 1925 Mineral, OH, US 1950-09-01 1950-10-01
Johnny Antonelli 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 12, 1930 Rochester, NY, US 1950-04-23 1950-09-30
Vern Bickford 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 17, 1920 Hellier, KY, US 1950-04-21 1950-09-29
Paul Burris 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 21, 1923 Hickory, NC, US 1950-04-30 1950-09-29
Bob Chipman 31 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 11, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US 1950-04-24 1950-09-30
Dave Cole 19 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 29, 1930 Williamsport, MD, US 1950-09-09 1950-10-01
Walker Cooper 35 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 8, 1915 Atherton, MO, US 1950-05-13 1950-09-27
Del Crandall 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 5, 1930 Ontario, CA, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Dick Donovan 22 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 7, 1927 Boston, MA, US 1950-04-24 1950-09-25
Bob Elliott 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Sid Gordon 32 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Aug 13, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Mickey Haefner 37 L L 5' 8.0" 160 Oct 9, 1912 Lenzburg, IL, US 1950-08-13 1950-09-28
Bob Hall 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 22, 1923 Swissvale, PA, US 1950-04-28 1950-09-26
Roy Hartsfield 24 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 25, 1925 Chattahoochee, GA, US 1950-04-28 1950-09-27
Bobby Hogue 29 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Apr 5, 1921 Miami, FL, US 1950-04-23 1950-09-29
Tommy Holmes 33 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 29, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US 1950-04-29 1950-10-01
Sam Jethroe 33 S R 6' 1.0" 178 Jan 23, 1917 Lowndes County, MS, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Ernie Johnson 26 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 16, 1924 Brattleboro, VT, US 1950-04-28 1950-08-06
Buddy Kerr 27 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 6, 1922 Astoria, NY, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Walt Linden 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 27, 1924 Chicago, IL, US 1950-04-30 1950-05-08
Dick Manville 23 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Dec 25, 1926 Des Moines, IA, US 1950-04-30 1950-04-30
Willard Marshall 29 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Feb 8, 1921 Richmond, VA, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Gene Mauch 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 18, 1925 Salina, KS, US 1950-05-03 1950-09-29
Luis Olmo 30 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 11, 1919 Arecibo, PR 1950-04-25 1950-10-01
Pete Reiser 31 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 17, 1919 St. Louis, MO, US 1950-04-23 1950-09-29
Normie Roy 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Nov 15, 1928 Newton, MA, US 1950-04-23 1950-09-27
Connie Ryan 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 27, 1920 New Orleans, LA, US 1950-04-18 1950-05-08
Johnny Sain 32 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 25, 1917 Havana, AR, US 1950-04-19 1950-09-27
Sibby Sisti 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 26, 1920 Buffalo, NY, US 1950-05-05 1950-10-01
Warren Spahn 29 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Apr 23, 1921 Buffalo, NY, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Max Surkont 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 16, 1922 Central Falls, RI, US 1950-08-24 1950-09-29
Earl Torgeson 26 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Jan 1, 1924 Snohomish, WA, US 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
Emil Verban 34 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 27, 1915 Lincoln, IL, US 1950-09-24 1950-10-01
Murray Wall 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 19, 1926 Dallas, TX, US 1950-07-04 1950-07-04
Bucky Walters 41 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 19, 1909 Philadelphia, PA, US 1950-07-23 1950-07-23

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